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Request for Proposal: High School Graduation Photos

École Sir John Franklin High School and École St. Patrick High School are accepting proposals from photographers to ta...

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Special Board Meeting: 21-January-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) has called a Special Meeting for Thursday, January 2...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - January 12, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, January 12,...

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2021 School Support Declarations

If you are a property owner in Yellowknife, you will receive your Notice of Assessment from the City soon. All ratepayer...

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SJF students publishes poems

Congratulations to SJF student, Séréna Jenna, for getting her poems published! You can purchase her collection of bili...

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The Blanket Activity

Northern Studies students take part in the blanket activity in the SJF foyer. The blanket activity teaches the history o...

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Reading Challenge Champions (Covid Edition)

Congratulations to all the readers who took part in the Reading Challenge from April - June 2020! In total, more than 30...

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Badminton Tournament Results

Singles Champs Senior: Gold: Hillary Hyunh Silver: Nathan Cluff Bronze: Lucas Wilson Junior Boys: Gold: Luke Pot...

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Challenge Cup Update Jan 2021

The respective coaching staffs from the two schools met in early January to discuss the viability of holding the Challen...

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Merry Mental Health Candy Grams

During the month of December, MAGMA hosted a Merry Mental Health Candy Gram event! The event was very successful and hel...

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Sir John gets new compost bins

The Sir John Franklin Green Team would like to extend a very warm thank you to Kavanaugh Waste Management for these wond...

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Blinded Me With Science!

Science 9 studied series and parallel circuits in the Electricity unit. Here, Ms. Prescott's class is building circuits...

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Students go on an in-depth tour of the museum

On December 4, 2020, Mrs. Powless and Ms. Wilson’s classes went to the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. The p...

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Grade 9 class ‘Writes for Rights’

On December 10, Ms. Robson’s ELA 9 class joined thousands of other people around the world for Amnesty International...

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Regular Board Meeting: 12-Jan-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on January 12, 2021.  T...

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District Office closed starting December 23, 2020

YK1's District Office will be closed from Wednesday, December 23, 2020 to Sunday, January 3, 2021 for the holiday season...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - December 8, 2020

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, December 8,...

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Regular Board Meeting: 8-Dec-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on December 8, 2020. ...

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New COVID-19 screening tools for students and teachers

Dear parents and guardians: Thank you for being so diligent in the screening of your children every day. In response t...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - November 10, 2020

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, November 10,...

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YK1 Superintendent Letter: Report Cards and PST Interviews

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from Superintendent/ CEO Ed Lippert regarding a number of upcoming events, inc...

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Regular Board Meeting: 10-Nov-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on November 10, 2020. ...

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Organizational Board Meeting: 10-Nov-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its annual Organizational Meeting on November ...

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Increased capacity on City transit buses

Yellowknife Education District No. 1 has been advised that the City of Yellowknife will be increasing capacity on all pu...

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YK1 Superintendent Letter: Public use of school gymnasiums

To all staff, students, parents/guardians and stakeholders: Attached is a letter from YK1 Superintendent/ CEO Ed Lippert...

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REMINDER: Use of face masks/coverings on school buses

To all YK1 families: As temperatures get colder, more students are wearing masks, balaclavas and scarves on school buses...

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Grad Council 2020

Grad Council 2020: Back row (l-r): Mathieu Durnford Isabelle Boucher Krianna Strowbridge Isabelle Corothers Za...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - October 13, 2020

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, October 13,...

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Regular Board Meeting: 13-Oct-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on October 13, 2020.  T...

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Grad Checklist and Requirements

Grad Checklist and Requirements for 2021

GSS & MAGMA

The Gender & Sexuality Squad is on Instagram! Follow us at sjf_gss Anyone interested in participating in Zoom meetings...

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Northern Studies class takes part in smudging

A couple of weeks ago, the Northern Studies 10 class did a smudge. We took advantage of the beautiful view from the top...

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SJF student raises money for Black Lives Matter movement

"I’m raising money for the BLM movement by offering commissions where 100% of the proceeds will be donated to BLM and...

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Music News

The music department has a new addition!  In early June, a gigantic box arrived in the music room.  A Yamaha baby gran...

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SJF student donates face masks

Over the summer, I wanted to try and help our community out! I applied for a grant and with the help of my uncle, who ow...